The preparation of your mouth before the placement of a prosthesis is referred to as pre-prosthetic surgery.
Some patients require minor oral surgical procedures before receiving a partial or complete denture, in order to ensure the maximum level of comfort. A denture sits on the bone ridge, so it is very important that the bone is the proper shape and size. If a tooth needs to be extracted, the underlying bone might be left sharp and uneven. For the best fit of a denture, the bone might need to be smoothed out or reshaped. Occasionally, excess bone would need to be removed prior to denture insertion.
One or more of the following procedures might need to be performed in order to prepare your mouth for a denture:
We will review your particular needs with you during your appointment.
Dr. Stephen Colm provides services ranging in dental implants, wisdom tooth removal, extractions and pillar procedure to patients in the following Colorado cities:
Highlands Ranch CO • Centennial CO • Littleton CO • Lakewood CO • Greenwood Village CO • Castle Rock CO
Address: 200 West County Line Road, Suite 230 • Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 • Phone: 303-791-0422
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